This exhibition highlights some of the most significant gifts of contemporary art made to the Indianapolis Museum of Art over its 135-year history, which were donated by longtime supporters Kay Koch, and Joan and Walter Wolf
A Circus of One will be Alison Crocetta’s first solo museum exhibition. A New York-born, Columbus-based artist and professor at Ohio State University, Crocetta works in an interdisciplinary fashion to merge performance, sculptural form, film and sound into hybrid artworks.
Inspired by the monumental mosaic “Worker Murals” created by Winold Reiss for Cincinnati’s Union Terminal opening in 1933, Matt Lynch (Cincinnati, OH) and Curtis Goldstein (Columbus, OH) combined their respective backgrounds in alternative applications for industrial materials and collage and mural painting to create Work/Surface, a suite of laser-cut Formica high-pressure laminate mosaics.
"There's a fluidity of color, of race, in the Caribbean … In America, you're black.” Caribbean-born, Brooklyn-based artist Firelei Báez navigates a broad spectrum of color, race and identity in her first Ohio exhibition.
Curated by Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO, Dr. Charles L. Venable, this installation features gifts from our friends and donors to the Indianapolis community and will become a new holiday tradition at the IMA.